Now Open Near Huntington Square: Bonheur Patisserie and Deli

Sandwiches and sweets fill the menu at newly opened Bonheur Patisserie and Deli. The quaint cafe made its debut a little more than a month ago with bites and beverages that are perfect for a morning pick-me-up, a quick lunch, or an afternoon treat. Since the space itself is warm and bright, feel free to sit […]

This Weekend Near Huntington Square: The Preakness Festival

A colorful fleet of hot air balloons fill the skies over the Howard County Fairgrounds every year in honor of The Preakness Festival. This year, the fest will unfold from May 10th to 12th, promises a full weekend’s worth of opportunities to go for a full-fledged hot air balloon vibe or hover above the ground on […]

Wine in the Woods Returns to Columbia May 18-19

At the first Wine in the Woods back in 1997, the inaugural music and wine festival drew a crowd of about 7,500 people. Today, it attracts more than 25,000. There’s a good reason for that. As the festival brings more and more wineries and bands to Symphony Woods, more folks are inclined to show and experience […]

Don’t Expect Your Traditional Pie at Homeslyce Pizza Bar

You should always expect the unexpected from the chefs at Homeslyce Pizza Bar. They’re in the business of designing totally unique pies, such as the steak pizza. In place of tomato sauce, it features a foundation of garlic-herb sauce topped with mozzarella cheese, plus shaved steak, jalapenos, corn, and a drizzle of house-made Yummy Sauce. Looking […]

Don’t Miss the Baltimore Holi – Festival of Colors Tomorrow

Originating in India, Holi is a festival that heralds the arrival of spring with sprays of colored powder, sent sailing through the air to blanket the earth and fellow revelers. The magic of the traditional celebration comes to The Chrysalis at Merriweather for Baltimore Holi – Festival of Colors this Saturday. Billed as “Maryland’s largest […]

This Weekend, Check Out Freakinsweetjars at the Arundel Mills Mall

Happy customers warn not to underestimate boutique dessert shop Freakinsweetjars just because it resides inside a kiosk at the Arundel Mills Mall. It serves up much more than your standard sweets. Freakinsweetjars opened in March with a menu of layered desserts artfully display inside of mason jars, which you can actually take with you, wash […]

Try the Sweet Potato Latte at Gong Cha

Gong Cha’s light and bright space is the perfect place to sip on a specialty beverage, so it’s good news that the cafe specializes in bubble tea. The original Gong Cha opened in Taiwan more than a decade ago, and it has spawned 1,000-plus international locations—including this new one in Fulton. Before you step up […]

The Historic Oakland Wedding & Event Showcase Returns April 7

Historic Oakland has been an integral part of downtown Columbia for more than two centuries. The regal manor looks like a proper Southern home, complete with a grand entryway and green-shuttered, softly glowing windows. It’s a popular place to say, “I do” and throw parties for special occasions, which is why the Historic Oakland Wedding […]

Namaste Foodie: A New Dining Destination for Indian Cuisine

If you have any questions about the Indian fare on the menu at Namaste Foodie, just flip over the said menu to view the full glossary of Indian culinary terms. For instance, “junglee” technically translates to “wild,” but it’s actually the name of a sandwich specifically served on a domestic Indian airline. You can dig into […]

March 10 in Baltimore: The Baltimore St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Over the course of more than six decades, the Baltimore St. Patrick’s Day Parade has become a local tradition. It attracts thousands of guests every year, who bunch together along the sidewalks in order to catch a glimpse of the spate of colorful performers. They march through downtown and the Inner Harbor on Sunday, March 10th. […]